Taxon  Report   11789    
Lepidium chalepense  L.
Lens-podded hoary cress
Lepidium chalepense, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
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(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Genus: Lepidium
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cardaria chalepensis
ICPN: Lepidium draba ssp. chalepense
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2019).